Dog skin produced by Chinese factories is used to make gloves, shoes and other products destined for export, footage provided to Reuters by an animal rights group shows.
When the shortness of breath he suffered for months became so labored that it fractured his sleep, coal miner Ruan Fayou knew he needed help.
Monday 04.00 GMT. The broad rally in China’s stock market extended, while Japanese investors digested news that the economy was in a deeper recession than first feared.
The 44-year-old is one of the growing ranks of rural Chinese do-it-yourself inventors whose individualism contrasts with the collective farming of past decades.
In the last two decades, China's LGBT community has made huge gains in social acceptance.
In this city of 1.8 million people near the Russian border, hulking factories are collecting dust and restaurants sit empty in a landscape of half-completed building projects, idled cranes and closed businesses.
Increased global travel, business expansions and mounting interest in Western education has led China's middle and upper classes to seek out etiquette professionals to expand their lifestyle repertoire.
The goal of Common Core is laudable: Give all students a common experience in English and math. But the path to that end has been fraught with problems. For one thing, more parents and educators are upset over all the tests students now have to take. Teachers are concerned about the negative impact of teaching to the test.
With the commitment to climate change legislation and other cooperative deals, China no longer is taking a back seat in global diplomacy.
Five hundred years after the Portuguese became the first Europeans to establish sea trade with China, a town in northern Portugal is counting on its youth to secure a new foothold in the Asian giant.
Business is booming in the Chinese town of Guiyu, where the world's electronic waste ends up for recycling -- and is set to get even better.
Baijiu, a liquor that can be up to 60 percent alcohol (compared to vodka, which is about 40 percent), is ubiquitous on the Chinese table. You'd see it during special occasions and at important business meals. But President Xi Jinping's corruption crackdown is presenting a challenge.
Grinning with pride, a Chinese farmer held out two precious walnuts -- globes so precisely symmetrical that consumers in search of hand massages value them more highly than gold.
In China, millions of young people like Tao must undergo short stints of military training — once in the first year of high school and again as college freshmen.
This week we've seen lots of hysterical headlines claiming that China just overtook the U.S. to become the world's largest economy.
A new study has cast doubt on the current enthusiasm in the west for copying teaching methods in China and South Korea, where children score highly in international tests, suggesting that cultural factors beyond school also play a part in their success.
China has proved an incredibly lucrative market for Yum Brands, the American fast-food titan whose restaurant chains include KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell.
Most Canadian firms doing business in China are profitable and want to expand operations there, but they remain concerned about the country’s slowing growth and having their intellectual property stolen, according to a new survey.
Yes, it is just a simple stuffed toy. But put it into a child's arms and watch as he pretends to feed it, talks to it, even crowns it as a monarch. First, it gives him security; then it allows him to role-play and develop social skills.
Korean cultural exports — especially the manufactured “K-Pop” music and schmaltzy soap operas — have become a phenomenon across Asia. There’s a huge following in China, in particular, and now an increasing number of fans are coming to South Korea not just for shopping and sightseeing, but also for nips and tucks — and more.